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I learn that GTD and Pomodoro are two broadly and greatly appreciated as very effective techniques. I therefor intent to study and practice both of them and try to use them together. But I'd like to know, while at it, if there are any other techniques that said to have a similar positive effect at a similar level.

I do not ask for a list of every self discipline/time management techniques, but only ones that get the same international recognition, and which seems as essential as the above.

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I'm not sure whether this is a useful or answerable question. It seems very subjective. What is the problem you are trying to solve? And why wouldn't you use GTD or pomodoro – Rory Alsop Dec 23 '12 at 17:03

Personally, my third piece of the "trifecta" is Personal Kanban. It's has some huge strengths and some small problems, just like the other two. It is inherently visual, which is a huge plus for me, but it's kinda hard to fit all of your items on any board, so I don't use it to put my entire task list onto, because that wouldn't work. Here are a few ways I use it:

  1. A visual representation of the week ahead, so I can move things around and when they're done, they go to the done column

  2. If there's some important project I'm working on, I'll have the board for that project

  3. I use it to hold ideas as well, but that is kind of being migrated over to evenote, which by the way is a great way to implement GTD.

There is a great blog post on using Trello (which I've talked about before) for GTD, which since you're using trello, you're kind of using Personal Kanban as well.

I would also strongly recommend Kanbanflow if you're looking to impliment Pomodoro Technique, GTD, and maybe Kanban, as it has a Pomodoro timer built in, and also records the amount of time spent on each task, which is super awesome. There's just so many different apps that I jump between I've told myself I have to stop and I've settled with since I paid for a year of premium, but knowing how much time you're spending on each task is a huge positive aspect of kanbanflow. I hope this helps.

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